Recent Submissions

  • Evaluating Programme Aid: 

    White, Howard (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
  • Macroeconomic Evaluation of Programme Aid: 

    White, Howard (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
    Summaries The author examines aggregate and categorical fungibility for the recipient of untied foreign exchange. Aggregate fungibility considers the impact of the funds received on either external account aggregates such ...
  • Evaluating the Poverty Impact of Programme Aid 

    Addison, Tony (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
    Summaries To strengthen the help that programme aid gives to poor, we must strengthen its ability to increase the participation of the poor in growth. To do this requires a detailed appraisal during a programme's preparation ...
  • Catch the Tiger by its Tail: 

    Maxwell, Simon (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
    Summaries Counterpart funds generated by programme aid do not provide real resources over and above the commodities or foreign exchange transferred as aid: they represent the tail not the tiger. However, donor policy has ...
  • Danish Balance of Payments Support 

    Tarp, Finn; Kragh, Mads Váczy (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
    Summaries This study is an analysis of Danish Balance of Payments Support (BOP) covering the period 1988–94. This aid instrument was not as significant in Denmark as in other like minded donor countries. Danish BOP was ...
  • The Case of the European Union 

    Caputo, Enzo (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
    Summaries The paper provides an overview of the recent EU experience in BOP Support programmes. The author considers the evaluations carried out by the EU, discussing both the findings and the methodological issues related ...
  • Programme Aid Evaluation: 

    Eeckhout, Marion; Jong, Niek de; Valk, Peter de (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
    Summaries With the introduction of Structural Adjustment Programmes, the objectives of programme aid shifted from relief of foreign exchange constraints to supporting policy reforms. The appraisal criteria for providing ...
  • Balance of Payments Support Aid in Japan: 

    Koichi, Sakamoto (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
    Summaries The paper presents an overview of the historical evolution of BOP support aid in Japan, including changes in its policies and modalities. Organizational set?up and evaluation methodologies of official donor ...
  • Methodology and Findings of Evaluations of Non?project Financial Aid 

    Norbye, Ole David Koht (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
    Summaries The objectives and importance of Norwegian balance of payments support offered mainly as commodity import support (CIS) is described and discussed. Six evaluations of Norwegian CIS has been reviewed in order to ...
  • Evaluations of Balance of Payments Support: 

    Vylder, Stefan de (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
    Summaries The author argues that macroeconomic evaluations of the impact of aid still lack an established methodology. It is mentioned that when assessing the impact of economic reform programmes, the authors of the various ...
  • British Programme Aid: Changing Orientations 

    Healey, John (Institute of Development Studies, 01/10/1996)
    Summaries The British have linked the provision of programme aid to World Bank and IMF economic policy reform conditions since the early 1980s. Since then they have liberalized their procedures in tune with local ...